Rubenesque meaning

ro͝obə-nĕsk
The definition of Rubenesque is a woman who is full-figured, curvy and shapely.

A plus-sized model with beautiful curves is an example of someone who would be described as Rubenesque.

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Full and shapely; voluptuous.
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Plump or fleshy and voluptuous. Used of a woman.
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Of, relating to, or in the style of painting of Peter Paul Rubens.
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Of, characteristic of, or like the art of Rubens; colorful, sensual, opulent, etc.
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Origin of rubenesque

  • Sense 2, from the frequent depiction of such women by Rubens

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition